Second Vatican Council


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the Vatican Council in 1962-1965 that abandoned the universal Latin liturgy and acknowledged ecumenism and made other reforms

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s artful selection of these themes and documents as his focusing lenses, we are provided with a clear picture of the fundamental vision of the Second Vatican Council.
This was based on his merits of opening the Second Vatican Council.
Coriden , canon law professor at Washington Theological Union; Robert Blair Kaiser, author and journalist for Time Magazine, and an award winning reporter on the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965); and Robert Mickens, currentVatican correspondent for The Tablet, an international Catholic weekly magazine.
Most students of American Catholicism identify the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) as a moment of profound transformation for the church.
Benedict referred to John Paul several times, including a reference to the late pope's final will, where John Paul said he hoped new generations would draw on the work of the Second Vatican Council, the 1962-65 meeting that modernised the church.
Whether or not intended, however, Gibson's film does resurrect the age-old image of the Jew as Christ killer--a charge presumably put to rest by the Second Vatican Council in 1965.
He convened the Second Vatican Council, popularly known as "Vatican II" which gave official church endorsement to religious toleration.
Nine years later, a Roman Catholic priest in France campaigned for a Universal Week of Prayer for Christian Unity; in the mid-1960s, the Second Vatican Council declared prayer the "soul of the ecumenical movement" and encouraged the observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
In fact, it is precisely this kind of negative teaching that the Roman Catholic Church since the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council in 1965 has been aggressively combating.
He was a noted spiritual advisor to the second Vatican Council (1962-65) and is one of the 20 co-authors of the manifesto for the U.
He outlines a vibrant, liturgical Christian spirituality by marshalling a vast storehouse of ecclesial tradition to illuminate the key passages from the 16 documents of the Second Vatican Council.
ROME * Groups campaigning for changes in the Catholic church plan to convene a "worldwide assembly of the people of God" in Rome in 2015 to mark the 50th anniversary of the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council.
Note: With respect to the third point, older readers may remember that before the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), the Church, both in European countries and in Canada and--to a lesser extent--in the United States, had built up a whole network of annual and regional "social teaching" conferences, from the 1920's onwards.
If there has been a single most important turning point for the better in the history of Catholic-Muslim relations, it would be the Second Vatican Council and its 1965 promulgation of Nostra Aetate.
Gibson, a Traditionalist Catholic who rejects the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (which took pains to declare that the Jews were not collectively responsible for Christ's death and were not ``rejected or cursed by God''), spent $30 million of his own money to make ``The Passion.